The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.64% 1.92% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 3.85% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
349 364 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.46% 49.79% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 272 324 419
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) CMS
8 6 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (28.57%) Sitecore
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) HTML
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
10 4 (19.05%) Selenium
10 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (19.05%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) CMS
1 6 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
3 3 (14.29%) Zimbra
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
4 1 (4.76%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
1 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Graduate
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (14.29%) WPF
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) XSLT
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 3 (14.29%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVVM
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.76%) Telerik